By car and motorbike
Le Brabant wallon pour les motards ! (Version "courte")
Enjoy the winding roads on this motorcycling route while discovering Walloon Brabant!
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The Water and Fountain Museum is currently an outdoor museum, undergoing transition. Part of its collection can be viewed for free in the Bois des Rêves.The museum invites classes and families to discover the wonders of water, the source of life... Listen for the babbling of the fountains in the “Fountain Enclosure”, opened for the museum’s 30th anniversary. You will learn how everything works such as the pumps, wells, Archimedes’ screw and other machines related to water.
Set in magnificent, green surroundings, Genval lake is located around 20 km to the South of Brussels. In addition to delightful country walks, the lake promises a range of exciting leisure activities such as sailing and canoeing. The waterside restaurants offer visitors the opportunity to combine culinary pleasures with the quiet and relaxing atmosphere of this enchanting site.
The Villers-la-Ville municipality has a real treasure of greenery in store for you... The Gentissart nature reserve, set in this former sand quarry, boasts great biodiversity.This site includes several bodies of water that are home to a wide variety of flora and fauna.It is open to the public and for school trips, on request, to observe the nature and animals that find a special habitat there.
Did you know that the geographical centre of Belgium is in Walloon Brabant, and more specifically in Walhain? In the locality of Tiège, in the valley of the Nil river, a metallic structure has been erected at this precise point. It was built by an architect from the municipality and includes various symbols that are unique to Belgium:- the base represents the Earth’s crust,- the triangle is a simplified diagram of Belgium,- the three pylons symbolise the three regions.Before the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, the centre of Belgium was in Ittre as the three cantons in the east were not yet part of the kingdom.
The Hergé Museum in Louvain-la-Neuve is a fascinating picture of the life and work of Hergé, the father of Tintin and Milou.More than 80 original drawings, 800 photos, documents and various objects have been collected in this audacious palace of light and magic.Its architect, Christian de Portzamparc, a poet of volumes and space, dreamed of an exceptional building for an exceptional heritage.Surprises are guaranteed with the multi-talented artist: graphic artist, publicist, caricaturist, script writer and painter in his leisure time, Hergé was all that and moreDiscover the fabulous career of one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.
1300 Wavre (Belgique)